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Murphy, Emily Bain

Summary: Every seven years, an important thing, like scent, disappears from the town of Sterling and Aila, sixteen, is determined to find the cause and how her recently-deceased mother was involved.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MUR

Vernon, Ursula

Summary: Never a conventional princess, Harriet becomes an adventurer after learning she is cursed to fall into a deep sleep on her twelfth birthday, but after two years of slaying ogres, cliff-diving, and more with her riding quail, Mumfrey, things go awry at home and she must seek a prince to set things right.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC VER

Moreno, Nina

Summary: Rosa Santos, a Cuban American, works to save her Florida town, seeks admittance to study abroad in her homeland, and wonders if love can break her family's curse. Rosa Santos is cursed by the sea-at least, that's what they say. Dating her is bad news, especially if you're a boy with a boat. But Rosa feels more caught than cursed. Caught between cultures and choices. Between her abuela, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2019

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Vernon, Ursula

Summary: Never a conventional princess, Harriet becomes an adventurer after learning she is cursed to fall into a deep sleep on her twelfth birthday, but after two years of slaying ogres, cliff-diving, and more with her riding quail, Mumfrey, things go awry at home and she must seek a prince to set things right.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED VER

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC VER

Summary: Inflicted with a deadly curse, a young warrior named Ashitaka sets out to the forests of the west in search of the cure that will save his life. Once there, he becomes inextricably entangled in a bitter battle that matches Lady Eboshi and a proud clan of humans against the forest's animal gods who are led by the brave Princess Mononoke, a young woman raised by wolves.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Wood, Maryrose

Summary: Unhappy Penelope Lumley is trapped in unhappy Plinkst! Even the beets for which Plinkst is inexplicably famous fail to grow in this utterly miserable Russian village. Penelope anxiously counts the days and wonders how she will ever get back to England in time to save all the Ashtons--who, she now knows, include herself and the Incorrigible children, although their precise location on the family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer+Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WOO

Vernon, Ursula

Summary: Harriet Hamsterbone sets out to reverse the curse on twelve mice princesses who are forced to dance all night, every night.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Bracken, Alexandra

Summary: Prosper is the only unexceptional Redding in his old and storied family history-that is, until he discovers the demon living inside him. Turns out Prosper's great-great-great-great-great-something grandfather made-and then broke-a contract with a malefactor, a demon who exchanges fortune for eternal servitude. And, weirdly enough, four-thousand-year-old Alastor isn't exactly the forgiving type....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD BRA

Beasley, Cassie

Summary: From the New York Times bestselling author of Circus Mirandus comes the magic-infused story of a golden gator, two cursed kids, and how they take their destinies into their own hands. When the red moon rises over the heart of the Okefenokee swamp, legend says that the mysterious golden gator Munch will grant good luck to the poor soul foolish enough to face him. But in 1817, when TWO fools...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD BEA

Quinn, Jordan.

Summary: "It's been raining non-stop for six whole days. Someone has cursed the Kingdom of Wrenly. Can Lucas and Clara figure out who's behind the evil spell and stop the villain before it's too late?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2014

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Summary: "Shideh and her young daughter, Dorsa, are left alone in a war-torn city when her husband is drafted and sent to the front lines. After a dud missile strikes their apartment building, a neighbor mysteriously dies and Dorsa's behavior becomes erratic. Shideh scoffs at her superstitious neighbor's warning that the missile carries an ancient curse, Shideh now realizes that the malevolent force in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR UND

Coville, Bruce.

Summary: "Angus Cairns is a brownie, a magical creature with a fastidious nature. Alex Carhart is the messiest eleven-year-old in the United States of America. Together, this unlikely pair embarks on an unforgettable adventure"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD COV

Ward, Catriona

Summary: At the turn of England's century, as the wind whistles in the lonely halls of Rawblood, young Iris Villarca is the last of her family's line. They are haunted, through the generations, by "her," a curse passed down through ancient blood that marks each Villarca for certain heartbreak. Iris forsakes her promise to her father, to remain alone, safe from the world. She dares to fall in love, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WAR

Summary: Jimmy ventures out to locate a rare film print. The film, once it is shown, has been known to drive its audience into a crazed frenzy before the theatre goes up in flames. Jimmy finds that the film lives up to its reputation and the results are shocking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2006

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Bracken, Alexandra

Summary: A modern New England boy must rid himself of the ancient demon inhabiting his body and break his family's curse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BRA

Herman, Gail

Summary: After an "unlucky" white ladybug lands on Silvermist's head, the usually calm water-talent fairy is convinced that she is under a curse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DIS

Hocking, Amanda.

Summary: Gemma must battle Penn to break the siren curse and secure a future with Alex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION HOC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HOC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HOC

Hoffman, Alice

Summary: "The prequel to Alice Hoffman's Practival magic, following the lives of Franny and Jet Owens (and their brother Vincent Owens) long before Sally and Gillian wound up on their doorstep"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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Kemmerer, Brigid

Summary: Eighteen for the three hundred twenty-seventh time, Prince Rhen despairs of breaking the curse that turns him into a beast at the end of each day until feisty Harper enters his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2019

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Graff, Keir

Summary: "When the missing button for their new apartment building's thirteenth floor suddenly appears, identical twins Mal and Colm are pulled into an eerie adventure in an parallel dimension"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Hawass, Zahi A.

Summary: Zahi A. Hawass, currently in charge of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt, tells true stories of archaeology and Egypt's treasures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 932 Haw

Morrison, Megan

Summary: For generations the Charming men have been cursed, but now that the witch Envearia is dead the curse should be broken--however things are complicated at Charming Palace: King Clement is still nasty, Queen Maud has fled with the help of her son, Prince Dash, and Ella Coach (called Cinderella) would rather be at home sewing than living in the palace at Charming Prep school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MOR

Stewart, Martin J.

Summary: Summer, 1982. Five friends discover an ancient stone box hidden deep in the woods. They seal inside of it treasured objects from their childhoods, and they make a vow: Never come to the box alone. Never open it after dark. Never take back your sacrifice. Four years later, someone breaks the rules of the box, and now everyone has to pay. But how much are they willing to sacrifice? -- adapted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC STE

Ochsner, Gina

Summary: "The story of a boy with extraordinary ears who -- with the help of a cache of his great-grandmother's letters -- brings healing to a town burdened by the sins of its past."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OCH